updates us at noon on the condition of maryland. governor says he will discuss how there's nothing more important for family security in future than a job. and how together we created over 30,000 new jobs last year driving our unemployment rate down to 6.7%, the lowest in three years. the agenda includes capital programs to support 52,000 jobs. the civil marriage protection act of 2012 and legislation to promote affordable health care. now governor o'malley wants to hear from you. people can view the speech streamed live and head to abc2news.com and click on the state for the link. again the governor will give his annual state of the state address at noon to the general assembly. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. all right. one bill the governor is particularly passionate about is the same sex marriage. it's officially being debated in annapolis. on tuesday, the senate judicialary proceedings committee held a hearing a similar bill failed last year. you may remember.